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Chor: Report ‘tonto’ incidents

The Home Ministry wants those intimidated by 'tontos' - informers engaged in foiling enforcement work against vice, pirate VCD rings and lorry overloading - to report the incidents to police.

Letters

Tip-offs on anti-vice raids a problem

IT is not a new thing but every time the anti-vice authorities in Selangor plan a raid, the information will leak out to the culprits, according to a special report in I>Berita Harian/I>.

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Joint ops soon to nab smut VCD makers and traders

A joint assault on hot spots in the pornographic VCD industry will be launched next week to clean up the smut that is flooding the market.

Nation

‘MB: We ‘need laws ‘to punish ‘tontos’

I>Tontos/Ihave become more daring in their tactics to intimidate the authorities - they rammed their car into a vehicle belonging to the Ampang Jaya Municipal Council enforcement division in Ampang yesterday.

Letters

Services in demand by lorry operators

THE demand from unscrupulous lorry operators who overload their vehicles to get maximum returns has led to the mushrooming of I>Tontos/I>, who rake in more than RM1mil every month. With such a lucrative trade, the I>Tontos/Ihave resorted to hiring thugs to 'protect their interests' by intimidating enforcement officers.

Letters

Tontos a growing threat to lawmen

In the westerns, the Lone Ranger has a sidekick, Tonto, who follows him everywhere, saving his scalp whenever he gets into a scrap trying to preserve the law. In Malaysia, real-life Tontos exist, but theyhave quite the opposite role. DEVID RAJAH, who went on an operation with Road TransportDepartment officers, gives an insight into how the Tontos operate.

Nation

JPJ deploying ambush tactic against Tontos

Tontos are in for a surprise if they continue to trail Road Transport Department (JPJ) officers on their way to conduct checks on errant drivers as some of them found out recently.

Nation

Better benefits for enforcement officers

ENFORCEMENT officers in various agencies will enjoy the same benefits and remuneration provided to security personnel and their families in the event they are injured or die in the line of duty.

Nation

Candid replies to current public concerns

Attorney-General Tan Sri Abdul Gani Patail is not an easy man to catch. But he was more than willing to discuss several issues in depth and the need for changes in the Malaysian mindset,writes SHAILA KOSHY,in the first of a two-part interview.

Nation

Candid replies to current public concerns

Attorney-General Tan Sri Abdul Gani Patail is not an easy man to catch. But he was more than willing to discuss several issues in depth and the need for changes in the Malaysian mindset,writes SHAILA KOSHY,in the first of a two-part interview.